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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Starbucks asks customers to sign petition

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks, better known for its piping hot coffee, is throwing itself in the middle of yet another heated national debate. The world’s biggest coffee chain said Thursday that it will ask […]

10/10/2013

A Starbucks drink waits for a customer to pick it up as barista Josh Barrow prepares another, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Starbucks gives free coffee to customers who buy coffee for another

(AP) – Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wants lawmakers to come together to resolve their political gridlock. And he’s giving away free coffee to customers who set an example how to do it. From Wednesday to […]

10/10/2013

In this Feb. 4, 1998 file photo, writer Tom Clancy appears at his home in Calvert County, Md. (AP Photo/Vince Lupo)

Best-selling author Tom Clancy has died at age 66

NEW YORK (AP) — Best-selling author Tom Clancy, whose wildly successful technological thrillers made him one of the biggest publishing phenomena of his time, has died. He was 66. Clancy arrived on best-seller lists in […]

10/02/2013

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White House defends NSA amid social mapping report

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House is defending the National Security Agency following a new report that the agency has been scanning the data it collects to map out some Americans’ social connections. The New […]

09/30/2013

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Panel backs easing electronic device use on planes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Industry officials say an advisory committee is urging the Federal Aviation Administration to relax its restrictions on airline passenger use of smartphones and other personal electronic devices during takeoffs and landings. Officials […]

09/26/2013

Starbucks' corporate headquarters in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Starbucks’ progressive ways draw fire on guns

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks has always set itself apart by taking strong positions on progressive political issues. Now that reputation has landed the company in the middle of the heated national debate over gun […]

09/18/2013

This Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 publicity photo released by PBS shows NFL Hall-of-Famer Harry Carson speaking during the PBS FRONTLINE “League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis” session at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/PBS, Courtesy Rahoul Ghose)

ESPN drops out of PBS project on NFL head injuries

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ESPN ended its collaboration with PBS on an investigation of the NFL and players’ head injuries as public TV producers expressed surprise over the abrupt collapse of the 15-month partnership. ESPN […]

08/23/2013

In this July 30, 2013 file photo, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted out of a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison for giving hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks in one of the nation’s […]

08/21/2013

A headstone marking the grave of Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated President John F. Kennedy in 1963, lies next to a marker inscribed with Nick Beef, at Shannon Rose Hill Cemetery in Ft. Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/The New York Times, Rex C. Curry)

Mystery of Texas grave next to Oswald’s solved

NEW YORK (AP) — For years, curiosity seekers visiting the Fort Worth, Texas, grave of Lee Harvey Oswald have wondered about the simple headstone next door, marked Nick Beef. It turns out Nick Beef is […]

08/10/2013

Boston Red Sox owner John Henry stands on the field before a baseball game in Boston, in this May 11, 2013 photo. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

From soybeans to baseball, Henry has had success

BOSTON (AP) — John W. Henry took a backward ballclub in a dilapidated park and transformed it into a two-time World Series champion that is one of baseball’s model franchises. As the owner of The […]

08/04/2013

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‘Family Ties’ creator Gary David Goldberg dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary David Goldberg, who created the 1980s sitcom hit “Family Ties” and expanded into feature films, has died. Goldberg died of brain cancer in Montecito, Calif., on Saturday, days before his […]

06/24/2013

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Grant Cardone on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Grant Cardone, a New York Times best-selling author and star and executive producer of the reality TV show Turnaround King. A host of the Cardone Zone radio show, he is regularly seen on Fox News, MSNBC and NBC. He was named the Top Sales Expert and a Top 10 Business Coach to follow on Twitter.

06/13/2013

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